Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use


PasosBestWines.com is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way that varies from what is disclosed in this statement. PasosBestWines.com collects information from our users at several different areas on our site.


You may receive information regarding new features, services and special offers we think you'll find valuable. If you'd like to opt out of future mailings from PasosBestWines.com follow the procedure outlined in the Choice/Opt-out section below.


You may also access the personally identifiable you have submitted to PasosBestWines.com by logging into your Account and editing the information as it exists in our system currently.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services.  We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

 


Registration and Ordering


No registration is required in order to use this website. A user may create an account or make a purchase as a “Guest.” Creating an account requires Users to provide their name, date of birth, email address, zip code, and a password of 5-16 characters in length. This information is necessary in order for us to contact users about services on our site for which they have expressed interest. It is optional for the user to provide a phone number, but we encourage you to do so in order to have an alternate means of contact regarding an order.


Registering with our site is recommended so you can ensure we have your current contact and shipping information, and you can also access your purchase history.


PasosBestWines.com order forms request data from users including: Contact information such as name and shipping address; financial information such as credit card number, expiration date, billing address, and billing phone number. This information is used for billing purposes to verify that the customer is of legal age, and to fill customers' orders. If we encounter difficulty when processing an order, this contact information is used to contact the user. This information is stored in a secure area and encrypted for our customers' protection. It is not sold or shared with anyone else under any circumstances.


Credit Card information is not stored on our site or our servers unless you are purchasing a product that requires recurring payments, such as a Wine Club membership.

 


Writing Reviews


If you choose to Write a Review on this Web site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums. To request removal of your personally identifiable information from our blog or community forum, contact us at e-mail address?? In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personally identifiable information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

 


Gift Recipients

We collect contact information, such as name, shipping address and phone number, for gift recipients to ensure correct gift delivery. We do not sell, share or rent any contact information for gift recipients with third parties. We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information that you provide to us regarding gift recipients.

 


Cookies

A cookie is data stored on the end-user's hard drive with information that relates directly to the end-user's visit to our web site. Any information placed in the cookie is accessible only to PasosBestWines.com, and will not be sold or shared with anyone else under any circumstances. We use a cookie to store a unique session identifier, which allows us to maintain shopping cart and state selections from one page request to the next, and maintain session information from one visit to the next. By setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in more than once, thereby saving time while visiting our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still browse our site. However, the user experience will be greatly curtailed. In addition, the user will be unable to log in or make a purchase. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance users' experience and display products that relate directly to individual user preferences. Cookies are tied to personally identifiable information, but the information collected through cookies is never shared with third parties.


Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement and gather demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable sites.

 

Sharing

We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way that varies from what is disclosed in this statement.


We use an outside shipping company to ship orders, and a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.


We value your privacy at PasosBestWines.com, and will never release any account information to anyone outside of the necessary core groups that help our business function unless our customers give us the authority to do so.

 


Legal Disclaimer


We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

 


Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that PasosBestWines.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

 


Social Media Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button [and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site]. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

 


Emails

If a user wishes to subscribe to our emails we ask for contact information such as name and email address. We may use your personally identifiable information for purposes other than sending you promotional materials. For example, we may use your information to complete transactions requested by you, or to send you administrative communications about any account you may have with us or about future changes to this Privacy Policy. You may also unsubscribe from promotional Emails at anytime through the Unsubscribe link provided in the e-mail.

 


Surveys & Contests

Our site may request information from users via surveys and contests. Participation in surveys and contests is voluntary and the user can choose to disclose information or not. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code and age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. This information may be used for marketing opportunities by PasosBestWines.com if authorized by the registrant, and will also be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

 


Security

When our order form asks users to enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted with the best encryption software in the industry - SSL (Secure Socket Layers) provided by COMODO CA Limited. On a secure page such as our order form, a lock icon appears next to the URL in the browser’s address bar.


We also do everything in our power to protect user data offline. All sensitive information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, a Customer Care representative) are granted access to personally identifiable information, and are required to lock their station when they leave their station.


All employees are kept up to date on our security and privacy practices. Every quarter and whenever new policies are implemented, our employees are reminded about the importance of keeping customer data secure and safe at all times. The servers with personally identifiable information are stored in a locked and secure environment.

 


Changes in this Privacy Statement


If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.